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Etihad buys Jet’s Heathrow slots


Etihad Airways has purchased Jet Airways’ three Heathrow slot pairings for US$70 million (GBP46m)  as talks continue over a potential takeover.

The Indian carrier will continue to operate the flights as talks into Etihad’s further investment into the carrier continue.

The purchase is part of a sale and leaseback agreement and follows from the pair’s existing commercial relationship which included codesharing.

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